Cerebral arteriovenous malformation

Case contributed by Dr Elshan Abdullayev


Headaches for long a period.

Patient Data

Age: 19
Gender: Male

MRI images show a nidus of malformed vessels with the typical appearance of "bag of black worms" in the right parietal region. It originates from the right pericallosal artery and drains into superior sagittal sinus. No haemorrhage seen.

Case Discussion

Typical appearance of cerebral AVM.

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Case information

rID: 47113
Published: 3rd Aug 2016
Last edited: 3rd Aug 2016
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